Health Care, General/Other News
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A total of 151 organizations have sent a letter to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner in support of proposed improvements included in the agency's...more
Small Business Health Options Programs (SHOP) exchanges, as included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), are designed to present government assistance and affordable coverage opportunities to small...more
Gateway HealthSM and the University of Pennsylvania Health System signed three-year Medicare contract to boost the quality of healthcare and its services for Gateway Health Medicare AssuredSM members...more
Studies have shown that billions of people, especially children, suffer from untreated tooth decay.
To address the issue, a group of students at the University of Pennsylvania is working on a...more
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a community-based resource that educates people how to recognize and respond to someone experiencing a crisis.
According to MHFA National Trainer Rita McElhany,...more
The Indianapolis market is in a major transition as it implements key initiatives of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including accountable care organizations and Medicaid eligibility...more
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius declares the 27 beneficiaries of the new Strong Start for Mothers and Newborns awards.
The Strong Start for Mothers and...more
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has recently signed a new law creating a new classification of healthcare provider, an assistant physician, that will help ease primary care physician shortages in rural...more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announces the distribution of $150 million in grants for health centers across the country.
California health centers will receive a slice of $21.9...more
In a new report announced by the Department of Health and Human Services, six out of ten (4.2 million) uninsured African Americans might qualify for Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program...more